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With a chromium content of 12%, D2 – a tool steel – can certainly be classified as a stainless steel. Since its chromium content is right on the threshold, however, a little more care for the D2...
Precious Badger Hair is particularly soft and supple. The shaft of each individual hair has a cone shape, which means that it can pick up a lot of shaving foam and transport it to the tip.
Damascus is a composite steel, i.e. a steel made from two or more steel bases with different characteristics. The finished product has a clearly visible texture of alternating layers of its base...
A Thumb Opening makes it easier to open a knife with one hand. The thumb puts pressure on the edge of a hole in the blade. It is a quick way to open the blade.
Thumb Studs make knives easier to open. They allow for the blade to be opened up with the thumb. The stud may be placed on one or both sides of the blade.
David Curtiss from Indiana produced individual parts for different Knife Makers from all over the country in the past. His designs are practical and extremely solid.
With ten years of age David Mosier from Missouri has started to collect knives. His interest for knives and martial arts flow into his tactical designs.
For more than 30 years, the master machine mechanic and studied mechanical engineer Dietmar F. Kressler is one of the most internationally known masters among the Knife Makers.
Dinosaur bone is an extremely rare material which is used in knife production to make premium handle scales in very small batches. Dinosaurs lived in the Mesozoic period from the late Triassic.
Since 2004 DJ Urbanovsky is producing Pocketknives, Fixed Blade Knives, Tomahawks and Swords. Simple and effective knives, DJ Urbanosky is totally convinced from this concept.
Don Heathcoat from New Mexico has already started in young ages to get in touch with knives, and after a few detours he began to design and manufacture his own blades in the 1980s.
Doug Hartsook, from North Carolina, began his career as a Knife Maker during his Junior High School, where he was rebuked for selling his Custom Knives to many of his classmates.
Drop point is the name of one of the most common blade types. Knives with this type of blade are mainly used as hunting knives, but they also make very versatile knives for everyday use.
The Push Button is a widely used locking and opening mechanism which is used for both classic pocket knives and switchblades. By pressing the button, the blade is released.